how much paper are wasted every year?



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    U.S. use about 100 million ton paper and about 64% is recycled (2009). The world use about 300 million ton and about 40% of the paper is recycled. On average about 300 tons of paper gets wasted every year. A single piece of paper may contain new fibers as well as fiber that have been already recycled once, twice or several times. Papermaking fibers can typically b recycled 5-7 times before they become too short to be recycled again. 

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